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The Internet Archive and Open Library offers over 8,000,000 fully accessible public domain eBooks. This includes a special modern collection of over 500,000 eBooks for users with print disabilities, and a very interesting curated, modern collection for the world at large. You can browse, read and borrow fascinating contemporary materials at OpenLibrary.org.

Borrow a Book
OpenLibrary is a free, digital lending library with millions of eBooks that can be read in a browser or downloaded for reading offline. Originally developed to support the Print Disabled community, OpenLibrary now contains public domain and contemporary eBooks. Get a free OpenLibrary card and borrow an eBook today!

Get Something Digitized
The Internet Archive also encourages libraries, content holders and the reading community at large, to have their printed materials non-destructively digitized and put online for the benefit of all. The Internet Archive has digitized over 2.1 million books and microforms. Both large and small collections of monographs, serials, archival materials, maps, diaries and photographs to name a few, can be digitized in over 33 global scanning centers found on 4 continents. For more information please visit http://archive.org/scanning.

Alternatively, our portable Table Top Scanner can also be purchased and used on-site within libraries and archives. To read more about our TT Scribe, please visit www.archive.org/details/tabletopscribesystem.

Since 2005, the Internet Archive has collaborated and built digital collections with over 1100 Library Institutions and other content providers. Partnerships include: Boston Public Library, the Library of Congress and the Lancaster County's Historical Society. These collections are digitized from various mediatypes including: microfilm and microfiche, journals and serial publications, and a wide variety of archival material. Significant contributions have come from partners in North America (American and Canadian Libraries), Europe and Asia, representing more than 184 languages.

Contribute a Book
The Internet Archive encourages our global community to contribute physical items, as well as uploading digital materials directly to the Internet Archive. If you have physical or digital items that you would like to add to the Internet Archive, please check out this link Create a new item using the uploader interface. Click here to apply the specific creative commons license Creative Commons license to communicate how the material can be used.

For donation of physical books or items, please contact info@archive.org

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collections 3,512
texts 8,142,486
software 14
images 6
data 1
movies 1
TOPIC
U.S. Patents 408,059
bub_upload 208,642
documentcloud 166,837
ERIC Archive 165,809
nytimes 85,357
1942-jeremy-ashkenas 84,251
Kentucky--History 60,295
argentina 56,056
leyes 55,672
boletin 55,671
oficial 55,670
genealogy 49,919
propublica 38,621
中國 38,507
古代 38,506
5290-jeremy-merrill 37,123
Higher Education 34,225
Elementary Secondary Education 29,922
四庫全書 29,769
public.resource.org 29,454
Freedom of Information 24,568
FOIA 24,535
Freedom of Information Act 24,438
Collection 24,399
metadata 24,352
Department of State 24,299
State Department 24,298
The Sydney Morning Herald 23,687
Bible 19,358
data.gov.in 18,411
standardsbis.in 18,411
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London 18,308
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society 18,306
Svoboda Newspaper 17,963
Registers of births, etc 17,669
UMTS 17,107
Newspapers 16,282
mirror 16,192
pdf.yt 16,094
Catholic Church 15,757
15,489
Universities and colleges 15,451
British Columbia 15,305
data 15,173
program 15,118
Science 15,039
Secondary Education 14,593
The Times News (Idaho Newspaper) 13,915
Education 13,351
Aljam3aLibrary 13,194
المكتبة الجامعة 13,193
hp manuals 13,142
Medicine 12,489
Program Evaluation 12,270
史部 12,227
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 12,006
Scores featuring the piano 11,945
Natural history 11,899
Teaching Methods 11,895
集部 11,785
Agriculture 11,579
World War, 1914-1918 11,561
Church Periodicals 11,452
, c set 11,411
Foreign Countries 11,367
GSM 11,201
11,091
McGill University Library Digitized Title 10,994
別集類 10,659
history 10,385
Elementary Education 10,316
disk 10,077
四庫全書薈要 9,793
Students 9,733
Operas 9,682
Antislavery movements 9,498
Postsecondary Education 9,466
software 9,436
History 9,251
Botany 9,191
Ships 9,136
McGill University 9,044
子部 8,954
McGill University -- Students -- Newspapers. 8,766
Journaux et périodiques étudiants 8,764
Journaux et périodiques étudiants -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal. 8,764
Universities and colleges -- Québec (Province) -- Montréal -- Newspapers. 8,764
The McGill daily. 8,751
Instructional Materials 8,749
Vocational Education 8,731
Program Development 8,588
Curriculum Development 8,535
For 1 player 8,521
Program Descriptions 8,509
law.resource.org 8,436
Pharmacy 8,333
Models 8,067
press 7,964
Academic Achievement 7,897
Indians of North America 7,842
Educational Research 7,749
architecture 7,442
comics 7,439
Two Year Colleges 7,393
Law 7,169
English language 7,123
Art 7,121
Student Attitudes 7,068
Missions 7,065
Geology 7,037
builder 7,026
Drug Industry 6,966
Community Colleges 6,939
newspaper 6,927
manga 6,906
6,876
Abolitionists 6,819
Zoology 6,739
Steamboat lines 6,710
Program Effectiveness 6,643
Comparative Analysis 6,596
Learning Activities 6,596
doujinshi 6,522
總集類 6,497
Illinois 6,435
LTE 6,415
Missouri 6,328
Scores featuring the voice 6,307
Church of England 6,230
file 6,226
Evaluation Methods 6,150
Hymns, English 6,091
computer 6,056
College Students 5,995
game 5,930
Mathematics 5,906
Literature 5,887
Teacher Attitudes 5,857
For piano 5,845
經部 5,808
High Schools 5,803
Teacher Education 5,737
Brazil 5,719
Music 5,672
Educational Objectives 5,609
system 5,609
select 5,520
Economics 5,501
19th century 5,439
Plants 5,420
Periodicals 5,409
Educational Change 5,404
Flowers Seeds Catalogs 5,402
Newspaper 5,293
fanzine 5,293
Railroads 5,283
nineteenth century 5,277
Antioch 5,271
Lake County 5,268
Questionnaires 5,255
zine 5,255
Physics 5,252
Adult Education 5,244
Theology 5,241
state government publication 5,174
Disabilities 5,170
Science Education 5,156
command 5,122
Vegetables Seeds Catalogs 5,090
checkin 5,021
類書類 4,893
Magazines 4,868
memory 4,801
Jesus Christ 4,790
Educational Finance 4,771
Metro 4,766
State Programs 4,749
Salvationist 4,741
French language 4,658
Children 4,657
France 4,646
trac 4,608
Federal Legislation 4,606
Religion 4,606
1106-foia-project 4,602
diplomacy 4,586
Birds 4,584
print 4,580
power supply 4,579
Jews 4,566
dippy 4,557
dipzine 4,557
mode 4,551
Scores featuring the violin 4,536
German language 4,534
color 4,529
Federal Programs 4,505
Females 4,501
地理類 4,467
Student Evaluation 4,457
LANGUAGE
english 6,195,974
german 333,763
french 329,908
spanish 130,334
italian 106,547
chinese 83,702
latin 69,739
handwritten english 62,092
arabic 60,863
dutch 29,715
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Title
Date Published
Creator
American Libraries
2,215,126
ITEMS
807.1M
VIEWS
807.1M
The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others. Alphabetical listing of Contributing Libraries
Canadian Libraries
503,048
ITEMS
256.4M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive Canada
256.4M
See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Canadian Libraries Collection(s). Canadian Library Partners Canadian Manufacturer's Trade Journals. Thanks to both the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library and the Toronto Public Reference Library, for allowing us to digitize very unique Canadian Trade Journals and catalogues. Publications such as Hardware Merchandising ( C.W Jefferys Illustrator), Bicycle accessories : 1900 By Rice Lewis & Son, the Canadian Jeweler, Maclean's Publications and much...
Topic: Texts
Community Texts
394,586
ITEMS
245.6M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
245.6M
These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book! For more information and how-to please see http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#Texts_and_Books Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Community Afrikaans Texts Community Arabic Texts Community Basque Texts Community Bulgarian Texts Community Catalan Texts Community Chinese Texts Community Croatian Texts...
Topic: Texts
Additional Collections
2,975,174
ITEMS
173.5M
VIEWS
173.5M
Additional collections of scanned books, articles, and other texts (usually organized by topic) are presented here.
148.7M
The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
Community Arabic Texts
38,091
ITEMS
134.8M
VIEWS
134.8M
User-uploaded texts with language code "Arabic" or "ara" (MARC code for Arabic language items)Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
California Digital Library
191,361
ITEMS
134.3M
VIEWS
134.3M
The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
European Libraries
338,439
ITEMS
51.6M
VIEWS
51.6M
Scanned books from various European Libraries.
Universal Library
107,905
ITEMS
50.5M
VIEWS
50.5M
The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
The Library of Congress
145,272
ITEMS
40.5M
VIEWS
40.5M
Texts from The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, is the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled integrated resources to Congress and the American people. Founded in 1800, the Library seeks to further human understanding and wisdom by providing access to knowledge through its magnificent collections, which bring to bear the world's knowledge in almost all of the world's languages and America's private sector...
The Boston Library Consortium
77,190
ITEMS
40.1M
VIEWS
40.1M
Books from the Boston Library Consortium. See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
Microfilm
167,720
ITEMS
36.5M
VIEWS
36.5M
Take a picture, it will last longer As books become old and begin to fall apart, librarians depend on microform to preserve their content for the future. Tiny photographs on long strips of film (microfilm) or small cards of film (microfiche) are all that remain of hundreds of thousands of documents that have disintegrated over the last century. While microfilm is perfect for storing and protecting this material, it is a does not allow for much access. In following its mission to provide...
Cornell University Library
74,432
ITEMS
33.4M
VIEWS
33.4M
The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library. The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
Project Gutenberg
36,498
ITEMS
24.7M
VIEWS
24.7M
Project Gutenberg began in 1971 by Michael Hart as a community project to make plain text versions of books available freely to all.
Topic: Texts
RECAP US Federal Court Documents
1,190,825
ITEMS
23.9M
VIEWS
23.9M
The documents in this collection are from the US Federal Courts. A large collection come from the federal government's project for Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER). The PACER Service Center is the Federal Judiciary's centralized registration, billing, and technical support center for electronic access to U.S. District, Bankruptcy, and Appellate court records. For more information on the RECAP project, visit https://www.recapthelaw.org
Boston Public Library
48,558
ITEMS
22.2M
VIEWS
22.2M
Books contributed by the Boston Public Library.
Journals
1,691,567
ITEMS
21.2M
VIEWS
21.2M
A collection of scholarly literature created by experts and professionals in their fields. Included are theses, books, abstracts and articles.
Topics: academic, scientific, white papers, scholar, scholarly, peer review, jstor, arxiv, thesis,...
The Medical Heritage Library
99,748
ITEMS
21.2M
VIEWS
21.2M
The Medical Heritage Library (MHL), a digital curation collaborative among some of the world’s leading medical libraries, promotes free and open access to quality historical resources in medicine. Our goal is to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society, both to inform contemporary medicine and strengthen understanding of the world in which we live. The MHL’s growing collection of digitized...
Topics: historic medical books, history of medicine
Allen County Public Library
86,500
ITEMS
20.4M
VIEWS
20.4M
Books from the Allen County Public Library. Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne Indiana. How to use the NARA's Census Microfilm Catalogs Coming soon! Soundex Index for the Census. How to use the Soundex Indexing System Microfilm digitized by the Internet Archive for Allen County Public Library: All ACPL Microfilm Online. 1930 United States Census. 1920 United States Census. 1910 United States Census. 1900 United States...
University of Alberta Libraries
81,002
ITEMS
18.8M
VIEWS
18.8M
The University of Alberta (U of A) is a public research university located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Founded in 1908 by Alexander Cameron Rutherford, the first premier of Alberta and Henry Marshall Tory, its first president, it is widely recognized as one of the best universities in Canada. The main campus covers 50 city blocks with over 90 buildings directly across the North Saskatchewan River from downtown Edmonton. The University of Alberta library system, received a tremendous boost...
University of Ottawa
55,161
ITEMS
18.5M
VIEWS
18.5M
Since 1848 the University of Ottawa has been Canada's university. Located in the heart of the nation's capital, the University has emerged as a vibrant "centre of learning", with a total population including students, teaching and support staff - of 40,000. The largest bilingual university in North America, the University is a major player in the cultural and economic development of the National Capital Region. Livres de l’Université d’Ottawa L’Université d’Ottawa est...
18.2M
A collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians, scanned from microfiche: http://canadiana.library.ualberta.ca The CIHM Monograph Collection represents an important part of our national story. It is a collection of publications dating back to the early 17th century that are about Canada, or written and published by Canadians. To facilitate access, users can easily browse through the collection by topic: Arts and...
Topic: University of Alberta - The CIHM Monograph Collection
17.7M
The Gerstein Science Information Centre is the University of Toronto's flagship library supporting the sciences and health sciences. The largest science and health science academic library in Canada, Gerstein has a collection of over 945,000 print volumes of journals and books, and also provides access to over 100,000 online journals and books. The Gerstein Science Information Centre's collection consists primarily of material on the sciences, including the health sciences, medicine, physics,...
Government Documents
58,978
ITEMS
16.2M
VIEWS
16.2M
This collection contains digital versions of United States Government documents as well as other government documents.
JSTOR Early Journal Content
449,858
ITEMS
16.2M
VIEWS
16.2M
The JSTOR Early Journal Content is a selection of journal materials published prior to 1923 in the United States and prior to 1870 elsewhere. It includes discourse and scholarship in the arts and humanities, economics and politics, and in mathematics and other sciences - nearly 500,000 articles from more than 200 journals. It was uploaded to the Internet Archive in 2013.JSTOR Early Journal Content has been freely available at www.jstor.org since September 2011. Early Journal Content is updated...
New York Public Library
142,189
ITEMS
16M
VIEWS
16M
Books contributed by the New York Public Library.
15.1M
The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is an organization of federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for federal library and information staff. FEDLINK serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures and technologies that affect federal...
15.1M
For our patrons that have a difficult time reading text, we are making our publicly accessible books available in a specialized format, DAISY. We are also offering accessible versions of our restricted books. These books are in a protected DAISY format, and can only be read on compatible reading devices with the appropriate key installed. The Internet Archive is using an encryption key from the Library of Congress' National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). If you...
Topic: print disabled
MBLWHOI Library
10,712
ITEMS
14.7M
VIEWS
14.7M
Books from the Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI).
13.8M
The John M. Kelly Library is the largest federated college library at UofT. It is also one of more than 40 libraries at the university. Although our collections cover a wide range of subjects, we tend to focus on humanities disciplines including Catholic theology, the Middle Ages, book history and media, Celtic Studies, and English, French, Italian, Slavic and German literature. The John M. Kelly Library's print collection of over 300,000 volumes is developed in support of undergraduate...
13.2M
As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the University Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive from our Rare Book Collection and North Carolina Collection, including rare Spanish dramas, UNC Yearbooks, and North Carolina legislative materials. Other subject areas such as early North Carolina medical journals and North Carolina judicial materials are also represented. UNC's participation in the Open Content Alliance is...
Internet Archive Books
16,163
ITEMS
13M
VIEWS
13M
Books contributed by the Internet Archive.
Topic: internet archive books
12.8M
The Princeton Theological Seminary Library serves Princeton Theological Seminary, Princeton University, and wider communities of students, pastors, and scholars. Shaped by two centuries of development, the Princeton Theological Seminary Library embraces its role at the intersection of the theological record and the community of scholars, continues Princeton's commitment to build collections of depth, and promotes an environment of broad access to the theological heritage. Primary sources...
Folkscanomy: A Library of Books
22,362
ITEMS
11.7M
VIEWS
11.7M
Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Getty Research Institute
23,664
ITEMS
10.2M
VIEWS
10.2M
Books contributed by Getty Research Institute. The Research Library at the Getty Research Institute focuses on the history of art, architecture, and archaeology with relevant materials in the humanities and social sciences. The range of the collections begins with prehistory and extends to contemporary art. - The Getty Institute
The New York Botanical Garden
8,360
ITEMS
10M
VIEWS
10M
Books from The New York Botanical Garden
Million Book Project
10,810
ITEMS
8.7M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
8.7M
An early collection of books from the Indian scanning centers of the Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project. Many of these books are not complete or in good shape.
Arxiv.org
782,348
ITEMS
8.4M
VIEWS
8.4M
Open access to e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.arXiv is owned and operated by Cornell University, a private not-for-profit educational institution. arXiv is funded by Cornell University Library, the Simons Foundation and by the member institutions.
Topics: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics,...
The Computer Magazine Archives
13,715
ITEMS
8.4M
VIEWS
8.4M
With the re-branding of computing power and machines as something welcome in the home and not just the workshop, a number of factors moved forth to sell these machines and their software to a growing and large group of customers. Besides the introduction of more elegant cases and an increased presence by larger and larger firms, a strong argument can be made that one of the forces was the proliferation of computer-related magazines and newsletters that gave a central, printed home for writing...
8.3M
El Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina es el diario oficial de la República Argentina, es decir, el medio de comunicación escrito que el Estado Argentino, utiliza para publicar sus normas jurídicas (tales como leyes, decretos y reglamentos), y otros actos de naturaleza pública, tanto del poder legislativo como del ejecutivo y el judicial. Según el artículo segundo del Código Civil, la publicación de las leyes es un paso necesario para su obligatoriedad. ...
Topics: Argentina, Journals, Gazette
browserlending
13,354
ITEMS
8.3M
VIEWS
8.3M
in-browser lending collection
Topic: browser lending
In Library Collection
0
ITEMS
7.7M
VIEWS
7.7M
Books available via lending to patrons in certain geographical areas. Visit Open Library to borrow books.
7.6M
Simply a library for Arabic books that comes in form of iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App. المكتبة الجامعة مكتبة متنوعة تحتوي على أكثر من 16,000 كتاب مجاني. تتميز عن باقي المكتبات بإزدياد عدد الكتب يوميا وذلك من خلال إضافات المستخدمين للكتب المكتبة تضم أقسام عديدة ما بين كتب دينية وعلمية إلى كتب الأسرة والتربية...
Topics: Arabic books, iPhone App, Android App, Desktop App
Community Urdu Texts
9,573
ITEMS
7.2M
VIEWS
7.2M
Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
China Books
2,992
ITEMS
7.1M
VIEWS
7.1M
Books scanned in Shenzhen and Beijing, China.
Topic: books
The Magazine Rack
33,228
ITEMS
7M
VIEWS
7M
The Magazine Rack is a collection of digitized magazines and monthly publications.
Prelinger Library
3,878
ITEMS
6.4M
VIEWS
6.4M
The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas. Click for more information about the Prelinger Library
Topic: Prelinger
Harvard University
277,107
ITEMS
6.1M
VIEWS
6.1M
Books sponsored or contributed by Harvard University
5.7M
As a member of the Open Content Alliance, the library of the University of Illinois is contributing digital content to the Internet Archive in several areas: Illinois history, culture and natural resources; U.S. railroad history; rural studies and agriculture; works in translation; as well as extensive collections of 19th century "triple-decker" novels and emblem books written between 1540 and 1800. The Illinois Library is also a contributing member of the Biodiversity Heritage...
Children's Library
2,817
ITEMS
5.6M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
5.6M
Books for children from around the world. From University of California Libraries (list), the University of Florida's "Literature for Children" Collection, the National Yiddish Book Center, the New York Public Library, International Children's Digital Library, and other libraries. See a Tag Cloud for the Internet Archive Childrens Book Collection.
Columbia University Libraries
22,958
ITEMS
5.6M
VIEWS
5.6M
Books from Columbia University Libraries. Our sub-collections: Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection Missionary Research Library pamphlets WWI Pamphlets 1913-1920 Microfilm from Columbia University Libraries Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library Chinese law registers 玲瓏 Ling Long Clean Water and Air Act Amendments of 1971/77 Hebrew Manuscripts
5.2M
A collection of items from the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Project.
Topic: UNC yearbooks
5.2M
The University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries sends selected library materials to Internet Archive for scanning and online access from a variety of units and collections within the Libraries. These include but are not limited to U. S. Government Documents, UF print Dissertations, Duplicates from the storage collection and the Panama Canal Museum Collection. The Internet Archive pre-scanning processing operation at the Libraries is managed by the Preservation Department. Digitization is...
PIMS - University of Toronto
9,297
ITEMS
5M
VIEWS
5M
“The Pontifical Institute has long appeared to observers to be the most substantial centre of medieval scholarship in North America.” —GEORGE HOLMES, Chichele Professor of Medieval History, All Souls College, Oxford The Institute Library, which opened in 1929 with a mere 3,000 titles donated by St Michael’s College, today has holdings of about 120,000 volumes whose lustre is enhanced and complemented by specialized collections of 9,000 reels of microfilm and 50,000 slides. The...
4.9M
The Charles E. Young Research Library Department of Special Collections houses and provides access to the UCLA Library’s central collection of rare books and manuscripts in the humanities, social sciences, visual arts, and other special materials. The Department's rare book holdings consist of some 333,000 volumes, while its non-book holdings comprise more than 30 million manuscripts, 5 million photographs and negatives, ephemera, maps, works of art, architectural drawings and models, and...
NASA Technical Documents
26,180
ITEMS
4.7M
VIEWS
4.7M
Technical documents from NASA
Topic: nasa
4.5M
Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Connecticut.
4.4M
Internet Archive Canada, with advice and assistance from government and university librarians across Canada, have digitized more than 20,000 Canadian Government publications and made them freely available online. This page is meant to serve as a portal for discovering publications digitized by Internet Archive Canada, to be a reference for future digitization initiatives and provide incentive to grow the list of titles that have been preserved and dedicated to the public domain. Beginning in...
Folksonomy: A system of classification derived from the practice and method of collaboratively creating and managing tags to annotate and categorize content; this practice is also known as collaborative tagging, social classification, social indexing, and social tagging. Coined by Thomas Vander Wal, it is a portmanteau of folk and taxonomy. Folkscanomy: A collection of books and text derived from the efforts of volunteers to make information as widely available as possible. Because the...
Global Public Safety Codes
28,352
ITEMS
4M
VIEWS
by Public.Resource.Org
4M
This collection contains global Edicts of Government, such as building, fire, electrical, and plumbing codes. The documents contain the legislative or executive declaration and the model codes that are thereby incorporated by reference. In order to promote public education and public safety, equal justice for all, a better informed citizenry, the rule of law, world trade and world peace, these legal document are hereby made available on a noncommercial basis, as it is the right of all humans to...
Topic: public.resource.org
Genealogy
120,970
ITEMS
3.9M
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3.9M
The Archive's ever-expanding collection of genealogy resources includes items from the Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana; Robarts Library at the University of Toronto; the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Library;mBrigham Young University in Provo, Utah;>, the National Library of Scotland, the Indianapolis City Library's Indianapolis City Directory and Yearbooks Collection, The Leo Baeck Institute Archives of German-speaking Jewry Leo Baeck Institute...
National Library of Scotland
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This is a selection of items from the National Library of Scotland , which is an information treasure trove of Scotland's knowledge, history and culture, with millions of books, manuscripts and maps covering every subject.
Topic: National Library of Scotland
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IMSLP stands for the International Music Score Library Project and was started in 2006. Find Music Scores: Advanced Search
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Books from University of New Hampshire Library
The National Agricultural Library
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The National Agricultural Library (NAL) was created with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1862 and designated a national library in 1962. Located in Beltsville, Maryland, on the grounds of the USDA's Beltsville Agricultural Research Center, NAL is home to one of the world's largest collections devoted to agriculture and related sciences. Since the library has a dual role to serve the public and the USDA, it is committed to expanding online access to its collections. Many of the...
Community Texts
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts Libraries.
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
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The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library is a library in the University of Toronto, constituting the largest repository of publicly accessible rare books and manuscripts in Canada. Among the collection's items are the Nuremberg Chronicle (1493), Shakespeare's First Folio (1623), Newton's Principia (1687), and Darwin's proof copy (with annotations) of On the Origin of Species (1859). Other collections include Babylonian cuneiform tablet from Ur (1789 B.C.), 36 Egyptian papyrus manuscript fragments...
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The most comprehensive source for digital Montana state government information. See our facebook page for highlights from our collection; or view a tag cloud of subjects.
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Books contributed by University of Pittsburgh Library System.
The ARCHIVE.ORG Manual Library
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The Internet Archive Manual Library is a collection of manuals, instructions, walkthroughs and datasheets for a massive spectrum of items. Manuals covering electronic and mechanical products, instructions on mixing or blending items, and instruction sets for software and computer items are all included. Having the manual for an item can mean the difference between that item being useful (and therefore not immediately junked) and being forgotten, or replaced with similar products. They also...
Topics: manuals, instructions
botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
San Francisco Public Library
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Books contributed by the San Francisco Public Library. Browse by Subject/Keyword
Wellesley College Library
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Books from Wellesley College Library
Duke University Libraries
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for Duke University Libraries. The Duke University Libraries Digital Collections Program creates distinctive digital collections that provide access to Duke's library and archival materials in support of teaching, learning, and research at Duke and worldwide; and contributes collaboratively to national and international digital collections initiatives that benefit Duke and the larger research community. See a digital archive of thousands of vintage...